An usher at Notre Dame de Chicago Church in Chicago collects funds June 2, 2019. The Archdiocese of Chicago launched a site to collect donations to help parishes and those in need during the coronavirus shutdown, which has forced the cancellation of all public Masses for foreseeable future. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)
Faith News
Michelle Martin - Catholic News ServiceMarch 25, 2020
To help Catholics support their local parishes, the Archdiocese of Chicago has created a website that donors can use to make a one-time or recurring gift to any parish they choose.
Politics & Society News
Michelle Martin - Catholic News ServiceMarch 12, 2019
Lauren Teruel Ridloff, an actress from AMC's "The Walking Dead," visits her old school and recounts her life as a deaf child and how her experiences at Chicago's Holy Trinity School for the Deaf--now Children of Peace School--has enriched her life and influenced her career.
Faith News
Michelle Martin - Catholic News ServiceJuly 18, 2018
Delegates came to learn about the parish-based, immigrant-to-immigrant peer ministry that began in the archdiocese 10 years ago. Leaders now want to create a national network of dioceses that use Pastoral Migratoria.
A young girl at a camp for displaced people in Bangui, Central African Republic in May 2014 (Photo by Kevin Clarke)
Michelle Martin - Catholic News ServiceNovember 13, 2015
"Are these two religions incompatible? They shouldn't be," Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, said, noting that believers in both faiths are to greet people with a word of peace. "Dialogue between these two groups is possible. Islam and Christianity have come to stay in the subcontinent,
Michelle Martin - Catholic News ServiceNovember 11, 2015
It would be wrong to say Tyshawn, an active child who loved school, video games and basketball, was in the wrong place at the wrong time, Father Pfleger said. "Tyshawn was on his way to play basketball in the park near his grandmother's house," the priest said. "Our children have the right to walk